Access to Cash

Privacy in a Cashless Society

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As highlighted in the Access to Cash Panel’s final report published in March 2019, consumer concerns over privacy are often cited as a reason that people continue to wish to use cash. In the six months since the report was published, various headlines have highlighted an acceleration in the reduction of free to use ATMs, […]


Payment Statistics Highlight the Rapid Decline of Cheques

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A few days ago, Payments UK published the December 2016 Payment Statistics for the main UK payment systems (see here). In addition to that month, the statistics provide a year on year comparison which highlight that: Overall, UK payment volumes were up 3% in 2016 to just over 8 billion transactions. The total value of […]


Launch of Payments Document Library

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One of our aims through this website is to provide a source of reference information covering the rapidly evolving world of payments. We have therefore brought together a series of key industry documents into a single Document Library.